Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the decline of religious freedom in America.
Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses President Obama's hesitation to use the words "Islamic extremism" on the John Batchelor Show.
Hoover senior fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses religion in the United States on the John Batchelor Show. Topics include the discourse on freedom of religion in the United States, Islam in the United States, and John Rawls’s political theories.
Today's Wall Street Journal carries Peter Berkowitz's thoughtful column on "The new, new atheism..."
Contrary to what Peter Berkowitz states in the "The New New Atheism" (editorial page, July 16), all atheists do not share the same "errors and excesses" as Christopher Hitchens...
A striking correlation exists between the decay of liberal education and the belief that government should push American citizens toward progressivism.
The threat to religious liberty has its roots in a progressivist faith that has been steadily gaining momentum in America for at least a century and a half.
Everyone knows that we live in a secular age...
Many progressives think that independence from religious belief is a crucial source of the power of human rights. According to many conservatives, the spurning of faith reflects a dangerous delusion inscribed in human rights doctrine. Amid the bad blood and casual vituperation that do daily damage to American politics, correcting the error common to the left and right that human rights are one thing and religion entirely another might contribute to rebuilding common ground.
Last Sunday, in New York City, the Jewish Leadership Conference held its “Inaugural Conference on Jews and Conservatism.” The one-day event attracted some 400 participants from around the country and from Canada, Mexico, and Israel.
Last week, I taught an intensive two-day seminar in Jerusalem on the tradition of modern freedom to male haredi (“God fearing” in Hebrew) or ultra-Orthodox, Jews.
A new theory of Jewish nationalism promises to be more liberal than the old one. But it profoundly misunderstands Zionism—and liberalism.
Thirty years after the phrase came into vogue, the culture wars are alive and well—and more heated and complex than ever. A comprehensive peace is not in the cards.
The US government’s spin on Islamist violence—that the perpetrators aren’t Muslims—is both condescending and wrong.
It is a commonplace belief that contemporary life's dizzying pace of change and its rapid multiplication of choices have fragmented American culture. The conflict between religion and secularism is only the most longstanding and obvious division.
Speeches -- even or especially when they are intended to obscure the truth -- reveal something of the convictions of the speech giver and clarify his opinions about the character of his audience.
"There is nothing new under the sun," proclaims the Book of Ecclesiastes...
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Hezbollah still holds power despite losing the election. . . .